Down the line: How Crossrail is changing London’s neighbourhoods

OnOffice Magazine cover story, August 2018. Original article (PDF). Station to Station: How Crossrail is changing London’s neighbourhoods Any new building will change the face of a block. If the structure is significant enough it can even change an entire neighbourhood, like how the Shard propelled the entire London Bridge area into becoming a glitzyContinue reading “Down the line: How Crossrail is changing London’s neighbourhoods”

London’s challenger banks are the envy of New York fintech

FusionWire, 2016.  London’s challenger banks are the envy of New York fintech New York has no shortage of impressive fintech startups, but when it comes to challenger banks, everyone is looking to London.   New York fintech holds its own against any other startup scene, no doubt about it – but even New Yorkers willContinue reading “London’s challenger banks are the envy of New York fintech”

Buckminster Fuller’s Spaceship Earth

Aquila Magazine for children, July/August 2017 (PDF) Buckminster Fuller Buckminster Fuller wanted to bring humanity closer to utopia – a perfect place where everyone has what they need – and he believed that technology was how we’d get there. Fuller’s dream was borderline crazy but “Bucky” got closer than most, in part because he didn’tContinue reading “Buckminster Fuller’s Spaceship Earth”

Brixton Pound: How fintech boosts the local currency agenda

FusionWire, December 2016.  Brixton Pound: How fintech boosts the local currency agenda The notes are eye-catching, but South London local currency Brixton Pound is most commonly traded in the form of text messages. We sat down with B£ Communications Manager Marta Owczarek to talk about how technology is furthering the local currency cause. The BrixtonContinue reading “Brixton Pound: How fintech boosts the local currency agenda”